Can I install dnsmasq as well as (instead of?) dnsmasq-base?
cl at isbd.net
Mon Nov 12 12:20:32 UTC 2012
Current (i.e. 12.04 and 12.10) versions of Ubuntu install dnsmasq-base
as a dependency of Network Manager (this is because Network Manager now
runs dnsmasq as a local caching DNS server).
I want to run my own configuration for dnsmasq. If I install the
dnsmasq package will this then 'play nicely' with Network Manager?
The description for dnsmasq-base says:-
This package contains the dnsmasq executable and documentation, but
not the infrastructure required to run it as a system daemon. For
that, install the dnsmasq package.
So it *sounds* as if I should be able to install dnsmasq and set up my
own configuration but I'd like to be sure. Can anyone throw any light
on this please.
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